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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What would Dr. Mortimer like to do?
(a) Write a letter to Holmes.
(b) Play violin with Holmes.
(c) Study Holmes's skull.
(d) Take Holmes and Watson to dinner.

2. What is the Baskerville curse?
(a) The hound will avenge the death of any Baskerville.
(b) A hound will visit Baskerville Hall every full moon to take one of the men away.
(c) The Baskervilles are cursed to turn into hounds if they become like Hugo.
(d) Any descendent of the Baskervilles is to never cross the moor at night, though several have died violently.

3. According to Watson, who is the owner of the stick?
(a) Sherlock Holmes.
(b) A young, city doctor.
(c) A middle-aged scientist.
(d) An elderly, country doctor.

4. What does Holmes believe is the reason Sir Charles went out to the yew alley that night?
(a) Sir Charles wished to smoke his cigar outside.
(b) Sir Charles was waiting for someone.
(c) Sir Charles was waiting for the hound.
(d) Sir Charles was just out on a walk.

5. Who does Dr. Mortimer say has a beard like the man that was following them?
(a) Barrymore, Sir Charles's butler.
(b) Frankland, one of the Baskerville neighbors.
(c) Anthony, Sir Charles's groom.
(d) Barrymore's brother.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the postmaster inadvertently reveal to Watson?

2. What does Dr. Mortimer read out loud to Watson and Holmes?

3. What health concern, exacerbated by the story of the hound, did Sir Charles possess?

4. What does Miss Stapleton tell Watson when she first meets him on the moor?

5. Why does Holmes change his mind about Sir Henry going to Baskerville Hall?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the significance of the strange discovery by Sir Charles's body?

2. Why does Holmes want Watson to report only the facts to him?

3. How does Watson feel about Sir Henry?

4. Sir Henry uses the term "dime novel" to suggest his feelings on the whole matter. What does this say about Sir Henry?

5. Why did Dr. Mortimer advise Sir Charles to go to London?

6. What is significant about the letter being made up of words from the London Times?

7. Why is Watson unable to sleep soundly on his first night at Baskerville Hall?

8. Why does Watson say that Sir Henry appears to have inherited the Baskerville temper?

9. What is significant about the fact that Mrs. Barrymore received the telegram instead of her husband?

10. What is Stapleton's theory about how Sir Charles died?

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